Definition of Ramsch in US English:

Ramsch

noun

Cards
  • A game (commonly played as a default round in the game of skat in the event that every player passes) in which jacks are trumps and the player who takes the greatest number of points loses.

Origin

Late 19th century. From German Ramsch card game in which jacks are trumps and the player who takes the greatest number of points loses from French ramas heap, jumble, action of gathering.

Pronunciation

Ramsch

/ˈramʃ/